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Goodbye New Zealand, Hello Emirates

Sadly my time in New Zealand had come to an end. The six weeks had flown by and the beauty of the country had surpassed all my expectations. The Magic Bus proved to have been a great choice for my adventure … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Kaikoura to Picton to Wellington

Today we had a leisurely start with the bus only collecting us from the hostel at 8:40am but before we got comfortable on the bus we made a quick stop just outside Kaikoura at Ohau Point, home to a seal … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Kaikoura

I awoke early but only got out of bed at 8:00am when the free breakfast was laid out. It was just corn flakes and toast but beggars can’t be choosers. I chatted to some English people who were in New … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Christchurch to Kaikoura

I got dropped off just before 11:30am at Jailhouse Accommodation, a backpackers in the old jail, now converted, of Christchurch and the pick-up point for the Magic Bus. Nervously I waited on the pavement wondering if I’d got the pick-up point correct, … Continue reading

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A dream come true

Finally, my dream of visiting New Zealand comes true. After seeing photos of New Zealand in National Geographic Magazines while growing up it became a country that I wanted to visit, take my own photos of the postcard landscapes and see … Continue reading

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